Rakshya Silwal

The author works as the Governance and Civic Engagement Coordinator at Daayitwa and oversees the Daayitwa Nepal Public Policy Fellowship. She is a graduate of Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's in Gender and Women's Studies.

Evidence-Based Policy Making in Nepal: Challenges and the Way Forward

Published On: April 25, 2024 08:30 AM NPT By: Rakshya Silwal

“Life and health can never be exchanged for other benefits within the society.” With this vision, the Swedish Parliament in 1997 adopted Vision Zero, a road traffic safety project that aims to minimize serious injuries and fatalities surrounding road traffic accidents. Vision Zero revisioned the concept of road users as the ultimate responsibility bearers but rather the responsibility is shared by transportation system designers and road users.